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Far Trom The Crowds

In most cases, when visitors arrive for a ski holiday in the region, they take a left turn in Le Châble, twisting their way...

Beyond the Val de Bagnes to the Bernese Oberland

Text: Wayne Pope Photos: Mark Shapiro As the snow melts, skis are put away for another year and walking boots are dusted off ready for...

Deep Powder in Argentina

Verbier resident and Independent Snowboard School founder, André Sommer, gives photographer Yves Garneau and skiers, Giulia Monego and Marja Persson, a lesson in ritual...

Svalbard, a Journal of Arctic Skiing

Photographer, Yves Garneau, and other well-known Verbier characters head north on an adventure a long way from the comforts of home. Part 1: The long...

Iceland – In the face of “He”

A thousand metres above the farm house where our mountain guide, Jokull Bergmann, and four generations of his family have farmed sheep, I stand...

Speedflying in Canada

Stu and Mike Belbas recount their remote Canadian adventure to the Skeena mountains.(Article from 2007) Why the Skeena mountains Most people have never heard of them,...

Greenland

Four adventurers from Verbier’s Bureau des Guides Adrenaline discover a paradise beneath their skis in Greenland For each of us, our lives contain extraordinary moments...

Hiking le Tour du Mont Blanc

Wayne Hills and a group of Verbier friends tackle the legendary Tour du Mont Blanc, a circumnavigation of Europe's most famous mountain. Photos by...

Lebanese Gold – Ski Mountaineering Mediterranean Style

(2011) Tucked in tight behind a small rock in the upper reaches of the Bekaa Valley, the wind firing horizontal bullets of hail past...

Haute Route in 8 days…

Wayne Hills takes on the spectacular Haute Route in 8 days… I wasn’t exactly lazy when I was younger, but I was never one for...
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